Assessing Growth and Nutritional Status

Publication Date: March 1, 2017
Program Date: October 27, 2017
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU Hours
Course Objectives:
• Describe differences between underweight, growth stunting, growth faltering, wasting and failure-to-thrive.
• Review strategies for measuring pediatric growth and assessing nutritional status.
• Practice selection and use of growth charts to evaluate nutritional well-being.

Faculty Name:
Marion Margaret Aw, MD
Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, National University Hospital, Singapore

Dr. Aw’s areas of focus include childhood nutrition, liver disease, and liver transplantation. She also has a successful multidisciplinary feeding difficulties clinic and is supporting the writing of the ‘growth monitoring guidelines’ in Singapore for the College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

CDR Level: 2

Learning Codes: 3000,3030,5070

Performance Indicators: 10.2.1,10.2.3,10.2.4 

Media Format: video
Run Time (minutes): 23:48

*at no charge